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Headlines for Feb. 5, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 05 2018

‘Strange gifts’: Winnipeg groups among Canadian student unions getting anonymous parcels

Phone chargers, headphones, a sex toy and a variety of mirrors are among the gallery of bizarre items that have been anonymously posted to Winnipeg student associations — and several others across Canada.

Concordia launches investigation into alleged sexual misconduct, president denies prior knowledge

Alan Shepard says the university is not trying to ‘sweep anything under the rug’ after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced Monday regarding the school’s creative writing program.

Toronto Star
Massey College nixes ‘Master’ title four months after racist incident

A professor at the college resigned in October after making a remark to a Black student that carried connotations of slavery.

Global News
U of A’s nursing faculty celebrates 100 years of education

The milestone was marked on Saturday with a Wellness Day conference featuring a series of speakers.

Globe and Mail
How we can leverage AI to bridge academia and business

“We will need unprecedented collaboration between industry and academia to ensure the AI billions go to the right causes,” writes Pascal Poupart, senior researcher at Borealis AI.

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